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The transition to computer-based technologies and file-based workflows is one of the most significant changes the broadcast and production industry has seen. Media is produced for multiple delivery platforms: Over the Air, Over the Top, large screen displays, cable, satellite, web, digital signage,…
Paperback – 2014-09-11
Whether you want to be in front of the camera, on the microphone, or behind the scenes, Total Sportscasting gives you the skills you’ll need to become successful in this dynamic industry. This book covers everything from performance and production techniques to all aspects of sportscasting,…
Paperback – 2014-07-17
Keith's Radio Station offers a concise and insightful guide to all aspects of radio operations, explaining the functions performed within every professionally managed station. Now in its ninth edition, this book continues its long tradition of guiding readers to a solid understanding of who does…
Paperback – 2014-06-13
This updated edition of Writing for Visual Media will enable you to understand the nature of visual writing that lies behind the content of all visual media. This unique kind of writing must communicate to audiences through content producers, since audiences don’t read the script. Most media…
Paperback – 2014-04-28
The Broadcast Announcing Worktext provides you with the skills, techniques, and procedures necessary to enter this highly competitive field of broadcast performance. Factual information is presented in easy-to-digest modules and projects that encourage active participation. Each chapter concludes…
Paperback – 2013-02-08
Videojournalism is a new field that has grown out of traditional print photojournalism, slideshows that combine sound and pictures, public radio, documentary filmmaking and the best of television news features. This amalgam of traditions has emerged to serve the Internet's voracious appetite for…
Paperback – 2012-02-02
The early eras of radio storytelling have entered and continue to enter the public domain in large quantities, offering unprecedented access to the Golden Age of Radio. Author and Professor John Pavlik mines the best this age of radio has to offer in Masterful Stories, an examination of the…
Paperback – 2017-02-22
This expanded, updated, and revised third edition of Lorene Wales’ The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production offers a comprehensive introduction to the positions/roles, procedures, and logistics of the film and digital video production process, from development and pre-production all the…
Paperback – 2017-02-22
Electronic Media: Then, Now, and Later provides a synopsis of the beginnings of electronic media in broadcasting and the subsequent advancements into digital media. The Then, Now, and Later approach focuses on how past innovations laid the groundwork for changing trends in technology, providing the…
Paperback – 2017-01-10
Videojournalism is written for the new generation of "backpack" journalists. The solo videojournalist must find a riveting story; gain access to charismatic characters who can tell their own tales; shoot candid clips; expertly interview the players; record clear, clean sound; write a script with pizzazz; and, finally, edit the material into a piece worthy of five minutes of a viewer's attention. Videojournalism addresses all of these challenges, and more – never losing sight of the main point: telling a great story. Be sure to check out an excerpt from Videojournalism on MasteringFilm!